1 Article by: Charles Walker

Charles Walker teaches at University of California, Davis and is the author of The Tupac Amaru Rebellion (Harvard University Press, Spanish edition IEP) and the recently released graphic history, Witness to the Age of Revolution: The Odyssey of Juan Bautista Tupac Amaru (Oxford University Press).

Túpac Amaru’s Rebellion Lives On

In November 1780, Túpac Amaru led an indigenous uprising against Spanish control of Peru. Centuries on, he and his wife and co-organizer Micaela Bastidas are still potent symbols of liberation in the Andes.